Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
How an Unwinnable Case was Won
Victor Jimenez Carbayo
Four issues must be fulfilled: a legal person can be punished for the crime, the individual who has committed the crime is a member of the organization, the corporation directly or indirectly benefits, and the corporation has not implemented any measures to prevent the commission of the crime.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Preparation and Filing of Sensitive Tax and Information Returns, and the Practitioner’s Dilemma
Richard J. Sapinski
Richard J. Sapinski and Eric L. Green discuss defending someone under investigation in a criminal tax case and examine how these cases can get complicated by “sensitive tax returns.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Valuable insights into how DOJ is thinking about compliance programs
The ancient Chinese belief is that the characteristics of the prevailing animal and element in a lunar year will heavily influence people’s behaviour and wider events in that year.
Hank Matri co-chairs the corporate department at Cole Schotz that he founded nearly three decades ago.
Attorneys Costas Condoleon and Sam Nickless from the Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin discuss the firm's 2020 award, how Australia’s Corporate Law practice is preparing for the world’s transforming economic landscape, and the international community’s demands of its businesses.
Mariano Roca López
A union between two left-wing parties in Spain has led to a new budget agreement that could raise personal and corporate income taxes.
An Interview With Rainer Krause of Hengeler Mueller, 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” Award Recipient for Corporate Law in Germany
Rainer Krause discusses the unique training approaches that make Hengeler Mueller one of Germany's top firms.
Juan Pablo Matus of Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Corporate and M&A Law in Chile, discusses his firm's joint venture with Cognitiva in creating Lexnova, a legal AI system.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Taking into account the existing problems in the Russian Federation’s economy, which were caused by both global slowdown and the sanction policy of the foreign countries toward Russia, the public function of development and support of competition becomes increasingly significant.
An interview with Bob Bostrom, general counsel of Abercrombie & Fitch and Best Lawyers Advisory Board member.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
Economists are very robust in pushing their ideas forward into legislation, and lawyers often pay no attention to the legal inconsistency of such innovations.
According to the Rules for Certification and Auditing of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (the "Regulation") of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail ("OTIF"), which came into force on June 1, 2013, the ECMs must be evaluated and certified by an independent institution. Every freight wagon used by an international entity must be maintained by a particular ECM.
Sean T. McGee
Union-side counsel provides information about the safety of Uber.
Mariano Roca López
Despite its apparent triviality, individuals’ tax residence can in practice have significant consequences for their pockets.
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Jacques Iffland and Ariel Ben Hattar
The law of unintended consequences.